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Aging Cell

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Edited By: Peter Adams, Adam Antebi, Ana Maria Cuervo, Brian Kennedy and John Sedivy

Impact Factor: 5.939

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/49 (Geriatrics & Gerontology); 40/185 (Cell Biology)

Online ISSN: 1474-9726

Best Paper Award

A prize of £1,000 plus a one-year online subscription to the journal is awarded to the first author of the winning paper in Aging Cell as judged by the Editorial Board. Co-authors of the winning paper and authors of the runner-up papers are also awarded a one year online subscription to Aging Cell.

The Aging Cell Editorial Board commends the following papers in the Annual ‘Best Paper’ Competition for Volume 12 (2013) to be presented in 2014:

2013 Winner
E. M. Mercken, S. D. Crosby, D. W. Lamming, L. JeBailey, S. Krzysik-Walker, D. T. Villareal, M. Capri, C. Franceschi, Y. Zhang, K. Becker, D.M. Sabatini, Cabo, L. Fontana
Calorie restriction in humans inhibits the P13/AKT pathway and induces a younger transcription profile

2013 Runners up:
M. De Cecco, S.W. Criscione, E.J.Peckham, S. Hillenmeyer, E.A. Hamm, J.Manivannan, A.L. Peterson, J.A. Kreiling, N. Neretti, J.M.Sedivy
Genomes of replicatively senescent cells undergo global epigenetic changes leading to gene silencing and activation of transposable elements

A. Tomás-Loba, B.B. de Jesus, J.M. Mato and M.A. Blasco
A metabolic signature predicts biological age in mice

Previous Winners

2012 Winner:
Sergiy Libert, Michael S. Bonkowski, Kelli Pointer, Scott D. Pletcher and Leonard Guarente.
Deviation of inate circadian Period from 24 h reduces longevity in mice.

2012 Runners up:
Louise T. Jensen, Tine H. Møller, Simon A. Larsen, Helle Jakobsen and Anders Olsen.
A new role for laminins as modulators of protein toxicity in Caenorhabditis elegans

Yuli Volovik, Moria Maman, Tatyana Dubnikov, Michal Bejerano-Sagie, Derek Joyce, Erik A Kapernick, Ehud Cohen and Andrew Dillin.
Temporal requirements of heat shock factor-1 for longevity assurance

2011 Winner:
R. K. Minor, M. Lo´ pez, C. M. Younts, B. Jones, K. J. Pearson, R. Michael Anson, C. Die´guez and R. de Cabo.
The arcuate nucleus and neuropeptide Y contribute to the antitumorigenic effect of calorie restriction.

2011 Runners up:
A. A. Tomilov, J. J. Ramsey, K. Hagopian, M. Giorgio, K. M. Kim, A. Lam, E. Migliaccio, K. C. Lloyd, I. Berniakovich, T. A. Prolla, P. Pelicci and G. A. Cortopassi.
The Shc locus regulates insulin signaling and adiposity in mammals

N. M. V. Gomes, O. A. Ryder, M. L. Houck, S. J. Charter, W. Walker, N. R. Forsyth, S. N. Austad, C. Venditti, M. Pagel, J. W. Shay and W. E. Wright.
Comparative biology of mammalian telomeres: hypotheses on ancestral states and the roles of telomeres in longevity determination

2010 Winner:
C-Y. Liao et al.
Genetic variation in the murine lifespan response to dietary restriction: from life extension to life shortening

2010 Runners up:
S. Liang et al.
Resistance to experimental tumorigenesis in cells of a long-lived mammal, the naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber)

Y. Kanfi et al.
SIRT6 protects against pathological damage caused by diet-induced obesity

2009 Winner:
A. Matheu et al.
Anti-aging activity of the Ink4/Arf locus

2009 Runners up:
E. L. Greer and A. Brunet
Different dietary restriction regimens extend lifespan by both independent and overlapping genetic pathways in C. elegans

Rong Yuan et al.
Aging in inbred strains of mice: study design and interim report on median lifespans and circulating IGF1 levels